FACT FILE :
* Shannon Elizabeth's parents are of mixed decent, her father is Syrian/Lebanese & her mother Cherokee Indian.
* As a child, Shannon Elizabeth attended dance classess & enjoyed playing tennis.
* In her high school years Shannon Elizabeth was a cheerleader & enjoyed playing volleyball.
* After high school Shannon Elizabeth travelled exstensively doing modeling work in places such as New York, Tokyo, Milan & Hong Kong.
* Shannon Elizabeth's modelling career soon opened "acting" doors for her. She is most remembered for her role as the foreign exchange student Nadia in the highly succesful teen movie "American Pie" (1999).
* In 1999 Shannon Elizabeth began living with Joseph D. Reitman.
* Shannon Elizabeth has even appeared alongside singing legend Enrique Iglesias as his love interest in the music video "Be With You".
* After her success with "American Pie" more Teen Movies followed for Shannon Elizabeth including roles in "Scary Movie" (2000), "TomCats" (2001) & "American Pie 2" (2001).